Katherine Sophia Roper


Brief Life History of Katherine Sophia

When Katherine Sophia Roper was born in 1865, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Greaves Roper, was 43 and her mother, Marianne Cholerton, was 38. She married John Ernest Oliver on 25 June 1890, in Crookes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Lower Brixham, Torbay, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1936, in North Bierley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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John Ernest Oliver
Katherine Sophia Roper
Marriage: 25 June 1890
John Francis Oliver
Marianne Mayday Oliver
Dorothy Oliver

Sources (11)

  • Cathrine S Roper in household of William G Roper, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Katherine Sophia Roper in entry for John Ernest Oliver, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Catherine S Roper in household of William Greaves Roper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1890Crookes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 15

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 19

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


    Age 43

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English roper(e) ‘maker or seller of rope’. See Roop .

    North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rōpen ‘to call’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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